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- adj. Below the conjunctiva.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Situated under the conjunctiva.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Situated beneath the conjunctiva.
Her pale blue eyes were wide open and upon closer inspection revealed subconjunctival hemorrhaging, which occurs when tiny blood vessels break just underneath the clear surface of the eye—a common feature of death by strangulation.
Darier has reported that a single subconjunctival injection of a milligram of iodate of sodium has cleared the cornea and lessened the intra-ocular pain in glaucoma.
This hypothesis also might suggest why the subconjunctival injection of sodium citrate in addition to alkalinizing the ocular contents, may be effective in reducing tension, _i.e. _, the amount of fluid injected beneath conjunctiva may overcome the stagnation in the lymph passages, flush out these channels and improve ocular elimination.
Very interesting are the observations on the subconjunctival injections of various substances, notably the citrate of sodium, because of its power of decreasing the affinity of ocular colloids for water.
Collapse of globe, proptosis, subconjunctival hæmorrhage, oedema and ecchymosis of lids.
Intra-orbital bleeding, subconjunctival hæmorrhage with proptosis and ecchymosis of the lids were usually well marked.
There were marked right proptosis, less left proptosis, and slight patchy subconjunctival hæmorrhage of both eyes.
The proptosis and subconjunctival hæmorrhage cleared up.
Fractures of the anterior fossa of the skull were attended by very marked evidence of orbital hæmorrhage, as subconjunctival ecchymosis
There was considerable proptosis, oedema and discoloration of the eyelid, and subconjunctival ecchymosis, but the movements of the eyeball could be made and light could be distinguished.
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